MyCEB Supported 261 Business Events in 2014
The Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) recently reported results of the Malaysian business events sector in 2014. A total of 261 business events were supported by the bureau which accounted for 131,936 international delegates generating an estimated US$411 million in economic impact to the country.
The 261 supported events include 130 association conferences, 112 corporate meetings/incentives and 19 exhibitions. MyCEB also announced securing 152 event bids with its industry partners during 2014, which will bring an estimated 100,754 delegates to Malaysia between 2014 and 2021 – these events are expected to create an estimated economic impact of US$266 million.
Zulkefli Hj. Sharif, CEO of MyCEB, said, “Malaysia’s successful mix of state-of-the art convention facilities and world class service, plus value-for-money proposition and the political stability are among the reasons for these wins.”
Some notable first-time events held in 2014 included the UICH Les Clefs d’Or International Concierge Congress 2014, Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), Meetings & Events Australia (MEA) Annual National Conference 2014, Offshore Technology Conference Asia 2014 and the XXV FIG Congress 2014.